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Contents Figures Foreword, by Joseph Janes Acknowledgments How to Use This How-To Book Introduction Part 1: Ready Reference on the Web: Resources for Patrons Chapter 1 - Searching and Metasearching the Internet Other Good Search Engines and Directories Metasearch Sites Search the Invisible Web Browser Searchbots for the Desktop Keeping Up with the Engines Searching Rule of Thumb Chapter 2 - Using the Web to Find People Free Telephone and Address Directories E-Mail Search Finding Family Public Records Background Checks that Cost Money Finding the Famous Who¿s Behind That Web Page? Protecting Your Privacy Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are! Chapter 3 - News on the Net Web News Metaportals Breaking News Streaming News Blogs Choose Your News: News Aggregator Sites News Search Engines Directories of Online Newspapers and Archives News Magazines News Evaluation News of the Past All the News That Fits the Web Chapter 4 - Quality Reference Resources on the Web Single Subject Portals Guides Aplenty Chapter 5 - Internet Sites for Kids Web Starting Points for Kids Search Engines for Kids Homework Help on the Web Child¿s Play Protecting Kids From Soccer Mom to Super Internet Librarian Mom Chapter 6 - Free Full-Text Resources The Great Books Movement and the Internet Handmade or Book Trade? Directories of Literary Electronic Text Archives Online Collections of Literary Electronic Text Individual Authors Poetry Concordances Literature in Languages Other than English Contemporary Nonfiction History and Law Full-Text Articles on the Open Web Full Up to Here with Full-Text Online? Chapter 7 - Health and Medical Information Online General Medical Information Disease Directories In-Depth Resources and Literature Other Medical Resources Cancer: What Is It Good For? Clinical Trials Quack Attack A Long Struggle Chapter 8 - Minding Your Money on the Web Financial Portals and Portfolios Business News and Commentary Online Resources for Stock Trading Mutual Funds Bonds Financial Planning ¿How-To¿ Sites Company Information Fraud Watch Free vs. Fee Chapter 9 - Let¿s Go Cyber-Shopping Consumer Advice Hunter or Gatherer? E-Coupons All Shopped Out Part 2:The Librarian as Information Technician: Working with the Medium and the Machines Chapter 10 - Managing Web-Based E-Mail I Want My E-Mail Free E-Mail Directories Quality Free E-Mail Choosing a Screen Name Attach This Spam Management What About Chat? Mr. Post Ma-a-an Chapter 11 - Tips for Teaching the Internet The ¿Beginner Mind¿ Active Learning The Part Where You Talk The Part Where They Work A More Formal Route Educational Resources Glossaries On the Fly, One-on-One Training Those Who Can, Do ¿ and Teach, Too Chapter 12 - Making and Maintaining Do-It-Yourself Web Pages A Different Approach What Is HTML, Exactly? HTML Reference HTML Editors Choosing Color Image Editors Free Fonts File Transfer Programs Testers and Fixers Give Me More! Unix for Librarians Si, Se Puede! Chapter 13 - Making the Web Accessible to the Disabled Types of Disabilities Inclusive Web Design CSS: Cascading Style Sheets Accessibility Portals Tools and Utilities More Assistive Technologies Where to Buy Making Electronic Resources Accessible in the Library Why Should We Do It? Temporarily Abled? Chapter 14 - Computer Troubleshooting for Librarians Troubleshooting Tip One: Reboot Tip Two: Defrost Without Tears Tip Three: Pound those Pop-ups Tip Four: Slash that Spyware and Mash that Malware Tip Five: Scandisk and Defrag Tip Six: Erase the Damage Tip Seven: Use Soap and Water Where to Find More Help Information Professional or Free Support Desk? Computer Rage and Limits Now You Know Everything Chapter 15 - Keeping Up with Changes on the Web New Site Locators New Hardware and Software Computer and Business News Subject-Specific Web Resources Print-Plus Resources The Bad News Keeping Up¿With Your Mail! Afterword About the Author Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Computer network resources -- Directories.
Web sites -- Directories.
Internet in library reference services.
Internet -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.